It’s amazing the kind of stuff you hear when you just ask. At a family wedding last weekend in Montreal, I caught up with some relatives and heard family stories worthy of a mystery thriller.
Someone had done a study. I am fuzzy all these years later on the details. I read it in a psychology book I pulled down from a shelf one weekend when there was nothing much else to read at the beach. But the simple finding was, what you think of your first name is what you think of yourself.
The seasonal aspect of contemporary macrobiotic cuisine seems to fit Sukkot perfectly, because it is a harvest holiday focused on food and hospitality and is set in an temporary exterior dwelling.